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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Kotuku Foundation: Assistance Animals Aotearoa

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

PO Box 7122

Charity's other details

+64 21 298 4741

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

To provide and support the use of custom-trained, unique Assistance, Skilled Companion and Canine Assisted Intervention dogs which meet the individual needs of those with disabilities and make positive changes in their lives.

Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.

Other (please state)

(provides advice/information/advocacy/assistance and therapy dogs for people with disabilities), Makes grants / loans to individuals, Sponsors / undertakes research, Acts as an umbrella / resource body, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides buildings / facilities / open space

People with disabilities

Education / training / research, Health, Community development, Care / protection of animals, Fund-raising

People with disabilities

Children / young people, Other charities, Older people, Animals, General public, Family / whanau

Entity Structure

A registered Charitable Trust governed by a Board of Trustees, with the expert guidance of specialist advisory personnel, dedicated to exceptional standards of individualised service provision and innovation in the sector.

Annual Returns

Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/09/2018 - - - - To be filed
31/05/2018 18/07/2018 $3,801 $3,580
31/05/2018 18/07/2018 $7,560 $4,138
30/09/2015 27/12/2015 $41,624 $4,514
30/09/2014 1/01/2015 $7,302 $3,007
30/09/2013 3/12/2013 $5,685 $600
30/09/2012 31/10/2012 $4,292 $378
30/09/2011 14/10/2011 $4,077 $0
30/09/2010 6/01/2011 $0 $0

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
John Robert Lethbridge Tripe Trustee 29/06/2016
Beverley Honor Jocelyn Trustee 5/05/2014
Pamela Ethel Martin Trustee 9/02/2013
Melanie Jane Donne Trustee 3/06/2009

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Flip Jochem Calkoen Trustee 1/08/2015
Sharon Linda Nicholson Trustee 26/11/2013
Kathleen Lydia Landsman Trustee 31/01/2013
Huia Kirk Trustee 16/04/2010

Charity Updates

Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.
Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
27/12/2015 NOC010
1/01/2015 NOC009
8/05/2014 NOC006
26/03/2014 NOC005
6/03/2013 NOC003
14/10/2011 AR003
6/01/2011 AR002
26/04/2010 NOC002

Charity Documents